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“Great place for a family picnic”

California Citrus State Historic Park
Ranked #5 of 48 things to do in Riverside
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A 377-acre park dedicated to the preservation of California's citrus heritage. Docent guided grove tours (Tour & Taste) start PROMPTLY at 1030, 1200, & 2pm on weekends (depending on docent availability). Not all docents give grove tours. No reservations required. Tour group size limited to 15 guests. It is advised that you call the Visitor Center to make sure tours are available on the day you plan to visit the park.
Reviewed 5 January 2012

We have enjoyed having our family gathering at the park. Additionally they have a museum about the citrus history in the region and a venue where we attended a small and lovely wedding.

1  Thank BJL9255
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Reviewed 27 December 2011

Our friends and family visited the park today. I must say it is a very unique experience. There were many rows of citrus well plant with all kinds of citrus you can imagined. The park is very clean and especially the restrooms are also clean. I was affraid to go in like other parks, but thanks to the people who maintain this place it was extremely clean. I hope this park does not shut down due to the state financial crisis. We pay tax everyday, I think some of that money needs to preserve California history and nature! I would like to say thank you to the all the people who maintained this park. Great job ladies and gentlemen:)

2  Thank admirerofnature
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Reviewed 14 December 2011

What a great way to spend a few hours enjoying the beautiful Riverside valley walking through heritage orange groves, learning about our state's citrus history in a very cool & free museum, & then finish it off with a visit through their amazing gift shop (what a buyer they have, & all proceeds benefit the museum). Learn why the navel oranges from this area taste better than anywhere else. We make an annual pilgrimage from Northern Cal & load up the trunk at the farm stand down the road. Can't go wrong at $6 for a 25 pound bag! Don't listen to your husband when he says you'll never eat them all. They last us 3 weeks.

6  Thank KayseeSanFrancisco
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Reviewed 4 April 2011

We took our engagement pictures here yesterday and loved it! There are so many beautiful citrus trees, walkways and grassy areas. There are also a few covered areas to have birthday parties or get togethers. Parking is $8 which isn't bad and the bathrooms were very clean. I was very impressed and glad our photographer suggested such an amazing place to capture some very special moments.

4  Thank mrshtello
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Reviewed 18 June 2010

Very beautiful park. Best time is in the spring when you can smell the orange blossoms - Simply heavenly! Unfortunately, due to California budget cuts, the museum and gift shop have limited hours. If visiting during the end of June to mid July, you can enjoy concerts in the park every Friday evening. Bring your picnic basket, chairs or a blanket and enjoy the music.

6  Thank Luv2run7
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